Podcasts



NEW AUDIO GUIDES - Fall 2014:




La Nopalera, 1946
Guillermo Meza (Mexican, 1917-1997)
Oil on paper
Narrated by Denise Birkhofer, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

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(Narrated by Victoria Velasco (OC 2015)





Untitled
, 1989-1993
Doris Salcedo (Colombian, b. 1958)
Shirts, gesso, and steel rebars
Narrated by Denise Birkhofer, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

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Narrated by Victoria Velasco (OC 2015)



 


Bicicleta azul platino (Platinum Blue Bicycle)
, 2006
Margarita Cabrera (Mexican, b. 1973)
Vinyl, foam, string, and wire
Narrated by Claire Solomon, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

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The Journey, 1988
Luis Cruz Azaceta (Cuban, b. 1942)
Acrylic on paper
Narrated by Claire Solomon, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

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Portrait of a Botanist
, 1629
Dutch
Oil on panel
Narrated by Sarah McLusky, Curatorial Assistant in the Office of Academic Programs 2013-14


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The Return of the Fisherman, 1896
Henri-Edmond Cross (French, 1856 - 1910)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Kate Jones-Smith, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy


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The Present
, 1865
Thomas Satterwhite Noble (American, 1835-1907)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Andaleeb Banta, Curator of European and American Art, and Carol Lasser, Professor of History


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AMAM Collection Highlights:



 




Streaming Audio
:
Liturgical Chants from the exhibition Private Prayer, Public Performance sung by the Oberlin Conservatory group Collegium Musicum Oberliniense

Portrait of Christina of Denmark, 1545
Michiel Coxcie (Flemish, 1499 - 1592)
Oil on panel (oak)
Narrated by Dr. Erik Inglis, Associate Professor of Art History at Oberlin College

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Featured in Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance

Portrait a Lady, 1539
Barthel Bruyn the Elder (German, 1493 - 1555)
Oil on panel (oak)
Narrated by Dr. Erik Inglis, Associate Professor of Art History at Oberlin College

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Featured in Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance

Double Portrait of a Boy and Girl of the Attavanti Family, Early 1580's Sofonisba Anguissola (Italian 1528 - 1625)
Oil on panel (softwood)
Narrated by Christina Neilson, Assistant Professor of Art History

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Featured in Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance


"
Beyond the Surface: Text and Images in Islamic Art"
Exhibition Podcast
Narrated by Dr. Esra Akin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Art History

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Suit of Clothes
, 1970
Joseph Beuys (German, 1921-1986)
Felt
Narrated by Thomas Huston (OC '13, Art History)

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La Solitudine, ca. 1915
Giorgio de Chirico (Italian, b. Greece, 1888-1978)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Denise Birkhofer, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

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The Garden of the Princess, Louvre
, 1867
Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Andria Derstine, AMAM Director

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Battle Between the Athenians and the Persians, 1463 Apollonio di Giovanni (Italian, 1416-1465)
Tempera and oil with gold and silver leaf on wood
Narrated by Lindsay DuPertuis (OC '09, Art History)

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The Finding of Erichthonius,
1632-33
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Brittany Filko, Painter and Arts Instructor

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View of Venice, 1841
J.M.W. Turner (English, 1775-1851)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Andria Derstine, AMAM Director

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The Crucifixion, 1589
Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557-1602)
Engraving
Narrated by Sara Green (OC '12, Art History)

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Portrait of Sir Robert Wigram
, 1815-1816
Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Andria Derstine, AMAM Director

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Portrait of Eleanor, Lady Wigram
1815-1816 Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Martha Moldovan (OC 2011)

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Self-Portrait as a Soldier
, 1915
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880 - 1938)
Oil on panel (oak)
Narrated by Abbe Schriber (OC 2009)

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Self-Portrait
, 1656
Michiel Sweerts (Flemish, 1618 - 1664)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Anna-Claire Stinebring (OC 2009)

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"Out of Albion: British Art from the AMAM"
Exhibition Podcast

Narrated by Colette Crossman, AMAM Curator of Academic Programs, with Amanda Shubert and Liz Koehn, AMAM Student Assistants

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Elapse,
1982
Bridget Riley (English, b. 1931)
Silkscreen
Narrated by Martha Joseph (OC 2009)

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The Prodigal Son
, 1907 - 1917
François-Auguste-René Rodin (French, 1840 – 1917)
Bronze, dark green patina
Narrated by Amy Wojciechowski (OC 2009)

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Baby Carriage
, 1964
Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture, 1929)
Baby carriage, cloth, stuffing, silver metallic paint
Narrated by Alyssa Greenberg (OC 2009)

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"Envisioning Edo's Splendor: "The Floating World" and Beyond"

Exhibition Podcast
Narrated by Bonnie Cheng, Assistant Professor of Art, and Oberlin College students Matt Gin and Amanda Tobin

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Pont Neuf, Paris,
1901
Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Franny Brock (OC 2009)

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"The Charles F. Olney Collection"
Exhibition Podcast
Narrated by Melissa Duffes, AMAM Media, Membership, and Publications Coordinator

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Marriage a la Mode: Plate 1, 1745
William Hogarth (English, 1697 - 1764)
Line Engraving & Etching
Narrated by Dr. Laura Baudot, Assistant Professor of English

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Portrait of John Wodehouse
, 1764
Pompeo Batoni (Italian, 1708 - 1787)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Rachel Luczkowski (OC 2012)

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Fall of Icarus,
early 18th century
Francesco Bertos (Italian, 1678 – 1741)
Bronze
Narrated by Samantha Conroy (OC 2011)

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Portrait of a Man,
ca. 1814-1815
Louis-Leopold Boilly (French, 1761-1845)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Claire Stepherson (OC 2011)

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Allegory of the Education of Louis XV
, 1756
François Boucher (French, 1703-70)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Laura Sico (OC 2010)

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Still Life with a Rib of Beef,
1739
Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (French, 1699 - 1779)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Cody Wiewandt (OC 2011)

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Portrait of a Lady Writing a Letter,
c. 1797
Frédéric Dubois (French, active 1780 – 1819)
Tempera or gouache on ivory
Narrated by Amanda Tobin (OC 2011)

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A Pond in the Forest, 1668
Meindert Hobbema (Dutch, 1638 - 1709)
Oil on panel (oak)
Bequest of Mrs. F. F. Prentiss, 1944.52

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Portrait of Theodore Jacobsen
, 1742
William Hogarth (English, 1697 - 1764)
Oil on canvas
R.T. Miller, Jr. Fund, 1942.127

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Midday
and Sunset
, 1772
Louis Lagrenée (French, 1724 – 1805)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Shira Gluck (OC 2010)

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A Young Rabbit and Partridge Hung by the Feet,
1751
Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686 – 1755)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Mirella Brussani (OC 2011)

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Allegory of Poverty,
ca. 1630s
Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne (Dutch, 1589 - 1662)
Oil on panel
Narrated by Alix Bishop (OC 2010)

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The Fountain of Life
, 16th c.
Spanish
Oil on panel
Narrated by Dr. Steven Plank, Professor of Musicology

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Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene
, 1625
Hendrick ter Brugghen (Dutch, ca. 1588-1629)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Noah Kalos (OC 2009), B.A. in Studio Art


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Dovedale by Moonlight, 1784-85
Joseph Wright of Derby (English, 1734-1797)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Dr. Nicholas Jones, Professor of English and Dr. Peter Swendsen, Assistant Professor of TIMARA (Technology In Music and Related Arts)

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Viaduct at L'Estaque, 1882
Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Dr. Mark Braford, Professor of Biology and Neuroscience

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The Rape of Persephone, 1943
Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Dr. Kirk Ormand, Associate Professor of Classics

Mythology - Download AUDIO here
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Familiar Faces - Exhibition Overview

Narrated by Barbara Tannenbaum, former Akron Art Museum Director of Curatorial Affairs and current CMA Photography Curator

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Rethinking Art - Exhibition Overview
Narrated by Ellen Rudolph, Akron Museum of Art Senior Curator, and Alison Caplan, Akron Museum of Art Director of Education

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Untitled (to Ellen Johnson, fondly), 1975
Dan Flavin (American, b. 1933)
Fluorescent light tubes
Narrated by Ellen Rudolph
, Akron Museum of Art Senior Curator

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Slant Piece,
Conceived 1969, reconstructed 1976
Robert Smithson (American, 1938 – 1973)
Mirror and rock salt
Narrated by Ellen Rudolph, Akron Museum of Art Senior Curator

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White and Black (from the Art as Idea as Idea series), 1966
Joseph Kosuth (American, b. 1945)
Gelatin silver halide prints
Narrated by Ellen Rudolph, Akron Museum of Art Senior Curator

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Untitled, 1974
Robert Morris (American, b. 1931)
Brown felt with metal grommets
Narrated byEllen Rudolph, Akron Museum of Art Senior Curator, and Alison Caplan, Akron Museum of Art Director of Education

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Agbatana III, 1968
Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
Acrylic on canvas
Narrated by Jason Trimmer, AMAM Curator of Education, Alison Caplan, Akron Museum of Art Director of Education, and Barbara Tannenbaum, former Akron Art Museum Director of Curatorial Affairs and current CMA Photography Curator

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Nude with Coral Necklace, 1917
Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920)
Oil on canvas
Narrated by Dr. Wendy Kozol, Professor of Comparative American Studies

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Coiling Dragon, late 19th c.
Japanese, Meiji Period
Bronze
Narrated by Jason Trimmer, AMAM Curator of Education

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Portrait of a Bearded Man, 1615
Sir Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641)
Oil on oak panel
Narrated by Dr. Christina Neilson, Assistant Professor of Renaissance and Baroque Art History

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Portrait of an Isis Priest, early 2nd c. AD
Roman (Imperial Period)
Proconnesian marble (head and nose from different statues)
Narrated by Lindsay DuPertuis (OC '09, Art History) and Robert Schuster (OC '10, English, Politics, and Creative Writing)

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AMAM Renovation Project
These audio files contain excerpts from a conversation
between AMAM Director Stephanie Wiles, and Sam Anderson,
lead architect on the project. For more information on the
renovation plans, click here.

Part 1 - An Introduction to the Project - AUDIO ONLY
Part 2 - Sustainability Efforts - AUDIO ONLY (UPDATED)
Part 3 - Legacy - AUDIO ONLY